Experience the flavors of The Islands with Hawaiian Style Shave Ice made with sweet homemade syrups and fluffy, delicate snow.

Our syrups are handmade with only the finest ingredients of real fruit and 100% pure cane sugar. Our syrups are free of high fructose corn syrup, dairy, fat and gluten and we strive to make organic syrups when possible. Our Shave Ice Artists will ensure your guests will experience the Aloha Spirit with Auntie Viv’s!

What is Shave Ice?

“Shave Ice” or “Hawaiian Shave Ice” (not Shaved Ice with a “D”) is a fluffy and snow-like, sweet, cool and refreshing Hawaiian treat.  Ice is finely shaved and then syrups are poured and absorbed into the soft snow. Whereas sno-cones are ground up ice cubes that have a coarse and “crunchy” texture.

Hawaiian shave ice is traditionally served in plastic cups with a scoop of ice cream and/or azuki beans on the bottom. A sweetened condensed milk mixture, some times called “snow cap”, can be drizzled over the top.

About Us

Brandt Family on Haleakala

Auntie Viv’s Shave Ice is a family owned business where everyone is welcomed and treated like ohana (family)!

Vivian, her husband Bill and their two young keiki’s, daughters Chloe and Ella, visited Maui for the first time in 2017. Vivian fell in love at “first taste” with her very first Hawaiian shave ice. How she describes this phenomenon: “It literally was like a deliciously flavored, puffy cloud that instantly melted in my mouth and tasted like liquid gold.” Vivian says, “It was the best epicurean experience ever.”

Upon returning to the mainland, Vivian had her sights set on opening her own shave ice business. Vivian didn’t want to serve the typical crunchy, icy, sno-cone, with gross high fructose corn syrups and artificially flavored/colored syrups. It is Vivian’s goal to serve homemade syrups that are all natural, made from real fruit and 100% pure cane sugar.

Made with real fruit, no high fructose corn syrup or artificial anything!

  • Guava
  • Kona Cold Brew
  • Matcha
  • Pineapple
  • Strawberry
  • Hibiscus
  • Mango
  • Organic Cherry (Seasonal)
  • POG (Passion Fruit, Orange, Guava)

Check back as new flavors will be added!

  • Blue Coconut
  • Cherry
  • Li Hing Mui
  • Pina Colada
  • Sour Apple
  • Blue Raspberry
  • Grape
  • Lychee
  • Rootbeer

*May contain artificial flavors and colors.

Check back as new flavors will be added!

  • Homemade Azuki Beans
  • Homemade Mochi
  • Li Hing Mui Powder
  • Snow Cap
  • Coconut Ice Cream
  • Green Tea Ice Cream (Catering Only)
  • Vanilla Ice Cream


Corporate & Private Catering Events

Auntie Viv’s will come and cater all kinds of events! Wanna celebrate your Fur Baby’s successful completion of Puppy Training? Have a “Luau Themed” anything event (think about how easy it is to decorate for that!)? Want to change things up from a “typical” or “traditional” FILL IN THE BLANK HERE? Let Auntie Viv help you. Please complete the Interest Form so Auntie Viv may better assist you.

Special Order:
Furikake Hawaiian Snack Mix

Warning: Auntie Viv’s Furikake Mix is highly addictive!

Yes! You heard right! In addition to shave ice, Auntie Viv’s makes the deliciously popular, highly addictive, sweet and salty, crunchy, Hawaiian snack mix called Furikake Snack Mix.

Furikake is a Japanese seasoning made with seaweed, sesame seeds and more!

Makes great gifts for the neighbors, teachers, co-workers and YOU! Serve at your next shindig. Trust me, you won’t want to share!!

Are you a restaurant, brewery, company or other, looking to order in bulk or for a subscription? Contact Auntie Viv directly.

Order you Furikake Snack Mix Online

Vendor Events

Auntie Viv’s would love to come and serve up some tasty shave ice at your next Halau event, festival, fair, expo, conference, sports tournament, etc. Please complete the Interest Form.


Auntie Viv’s Shave Ice and Grillaxin’ BBQ Service

Sister Companies, Auntie Viv’s Shave Ice and Grillaxin’ BBQ Service, will make your Hawaiian themed event a huge hit. ‘Let Grillaxin’ do the Grillin’ while you do the Relaxin’

Some of Grillaxin’s menu items can include: Kalbi Short Ribs, Island Style Tri Tip, Grilled Pineapple and Grillaxin’s Secret Sauce Chicken

Grillaxin BBQ

The Press

  •   I first met Auntie Viv and her husband Uncle Bill about a year ago at a friend's party where they were catering. At that time, they were just starting their business and were trying to figure out how to market it. We talked at length and I gave them a couple suggestions about using Yelp as a marketing tool. I also wrote a review here soon after.

    Fast forward to today. I got an e-mail from one of my co-workers about a package addressed to me that's sitting in the mailroom. I was surprised since I wasn't expecting any packages. The thought of calling the bomb squad crossed my mind, given all the suspicious packages we have been seeing on the news lately. Okay, just kidding. No actual Harvey was harmed during this encounter! XD

    The package turned out to be from Auntie Viv! It was a large bag of her artisan furikake snack mix and a big fridge magnet. In her note to me, she credited me for their success. I was taken aback by her thoughtfulness. Honestly, what I did had very little to do with their success. Her genuine personality, quality products, and superior service are the main keys to their popularity. As I'm writing this, I am still in awe by her kind and thoughtful gesture.

    Auntie Viv, Mahalo for your gift! I truly appreciate it. 🙂

    thumb Harvey K.
  •   Dang, soo good. Got shaved ice. Didn't realize it was made from real fruit. So freakin' good.
    I'm allergic to strawberry's and thought it would be a basic syrup, thankfully I noticed some fruit bits before I ate it, no biggie, but dang, the grape was yumm!

    thumb Crystal C.
  •   Auntie Viv's was at our fall festival. My 12 year old wanted to try shave ice, but she was overwhelmed with the ordering process. I decided to be a hero and come help her. There are many options, which is a good thing once you've made some solid choices about what you actually want. As I was saving the day for my child, I read the words "Kona Coffee" .... ummm... YES PLEASE! I ordered the deluxe one that comes with chocolate and Pocky and everrrrrythang. It was very sweet, a little too sweet for my taste- but it was also delicious. My daughter ordered something blue, perhaps blue raspberry? I tried some and it was very tasty indeed. Refreshing, and large enough to share with a buddy.
    I always feel better about spending money when the people are exceptionally awesome. Everyone working for Aunt Viv's was so friendly and outgoing. No rush, and they want you to love what you order. When the service is fantastic, it's a treat on top of a treat. I look forward to trying out the flavors- there are a LOT. I was just reading that they mix alcohol into the shave ice for adult parties- I am IN!!
    Thanks Auntie Viv's

    thumb Kimberly T.
  •   I found these people at Fremont's Bay Area Night Market. Unfortunately, they weren't allowed to sell their shave ice that night. I found them again at Pleasanton's NorCal Night Market. Aunti Viv's makes some bomb-ass Hawaiian shave ice. I really appreciate their home-made syrup options, because they don't have that weird artificial taste, and has just the right amount of sweetness and tartness! Best of all, they have the Li Hing Mui topping that compliments the sweetness of the shave ice and primes your tongue for the ice cream at the bottom!

    Please keep selling your stuff! Best wishes in your journey to a Brick and Mortar store! I hope you open up shop near me : )

    thumb Jeff L.
  •   When my daughter asked for a Hawaiian birthday party , I insisted that we had shave ice and boy am I glad we did! Vivian and her family showed up to serve our party guests. They arrived early to set up and be ready go as soon as our guests arrived. She was so sweet and fun, we only wish she could have sat and chatted more with us. But onto the real star is the show - the  shave ice. It was AH-MAZE-ING. With our package we had 5 flavors of homemade syrups, condensed milk, homemade azuki bean and homemade Mochi along with vanilla or coconut ice cream. The combination was refreshing and flavorful. Perfect for our summer backyard event. We also tried out a bag of the delicious furikake mix she sells which is a great snack to complement the sweetness of the shave ice. Fortunately Auntie Viv is present at a number of different events in the area so if you're not booking her for a party, there are lots of opportunities to find her and get a little taste of Hawaii!

    thumb Michelle R.
  •   Just got a rainbow shaved ice.... I'm in love. Found them at the Pleasant Hill jazz and brews festival. The perfect ice shave and the most delicious fresh flavor. I'll be going back for more! The Rainbow is a must.

    thumb Mouse K.


Vivian Brandt a.k.a Auntie Viv

(925) 236-0085


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